Thursday, March 3, 2011


clip_image001George Street Playhouse’s Educational Touring Theatre
Continues Open Stage Series With FREE Performance of Dennis Foon’s

New Kid

WHEN: Saturday, March 19, at 12 noon
George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, in the heart of New Brunswick’s dining and entertainment district.
TICKETS: This event is FREE; however, reservations are required and may be made by calling the George Street Playhouse Box Office at 732.246.7717 or by visiting the Playhouse website,

The performance is geared toward students in grades K-6 (ages 6-12) and lasts approximately 60 minutes, including a post-play workshop. The performance is part of the George Street Playhouse Open Stage Series, a number of free performances for the community.

New Kid, written by Dennis Foon, addresses racism, prejudice, peer pressure and conflict resolution. It is the story of an immigrant family from a fictitious place called “Homeland.” When the family arrives in America, they discover a new culture and unexpected prejudice against Homelanders. New Kid is directed by Gail Winar, stage managed by Sarah Rowland and features the talents of MaameYaa Boafo, Annie Rutherford Lutz, Andrew Saunders and Ananias J Dixon.